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Rara mathematica; or, A collection of treatises on the mathematics and subjects connected with them, from ancient inedited manuscripts (1839)

Author: Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889; Sacro Bosco, Johannes de; Bourne, William, d. 1583; Robbins, John, 1500?-1558; Alexander, de Villa Dei; Morley, Daniel of, fl. 1170-1190; Norfolk, Joannes
Subject: Algorismus; Calendar; Science, Medieval
Publisher: London, J. W. Parker; [etc., etc.]
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: nrlf_ucb:GLAD-258209
Digitizing sponsor: MSN
Book contributor: University of California Libraries
Collection: cdl; americana

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1. Johannis de Sacro-Bosco Tractatus de arte numerandi.--II. A method used in England in the fifteenth century for taking the altitude of a steeple or inaccesible object.--III. A treatise on the numeration of algorism.-- IV. A treatise on the properties and qualities of glasses for optical purposes, according to the making, polishing, and grinding of them. By William Bourne.-- V. Johannis Robyns de cometis commentaria.--VI. Two tables: one shewing the time of high water at London Bridge, and the other the duration of moon-light

VII. A treatise on the mensuration of heights and distances.--VIII. An account table for the use of merchants.--IX. Alexandri de Villa Dei Carmen de algorismo.--X. Prefatio Danielis de Merlai ad librum de naturis superiorum et inferiorum.--XI. Proposal for some inventions in the mechanical arts.--XII. The preface to a calendar or almanac for the year 1430.--XIII. Johannis Norfolk in artem progressionis summula.--XIV. Appendix: I. A few observations on the numerical contractions found in some manuscripts of the treatise on geometry by Boetius. II. Notes on early almanacs

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